Venture Capital Investment
Venture capitalists (or VCs) usually make their capital investments later in the business cycle (after another investment). They exchange their investment and their expertise for a significant portion of the company’s ownership and significant control over company decisions.
Before you approach a VC firm, ask yourself and your partners these questions:
You may also find Funding Stage Definitions helpful in determining what types of investors to approach.
You only get one chance to make a first impression. We highly recommend working with one of the resources below on pitch prep and selecting the right investment group. Not sure where to turn? Call KCSourceLink at 815-235-6500.
Who Can Help?
Kansas City- Area Venture Forums
Check the KCSourceLink Calendar for a complete list of upcoming events that will allow you to pitch your idea or company to potential investors.